Konkuk University *University

South Korea

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: KU aims at fostering intellectuals with well-rounded character, future-oriented professionals, and leaders of community development, based on the virtues of sincerity, fidelity, and righteousness.

Vision: A university leading in education, research, and social responsibility.

History: www.konkuk.ac.kr

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +420th105th295th7th
Arts and Humanities 1727th219th1292nd15th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 723rd171st540th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 1542nd394th983rd20th
Chemistry 844th226th590th23rd
Computer Science 1024th279th703rd37th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2492nd762nd1442nd34th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 927th219th605th9th
Energy 816th311th464th29th
Engineering +1465th451st969th53rd
Environmental Science 1051st394th611th33rd
Mathematics 2239th700th1355th60th
Medicine +861st189th641st21st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 695th186th482nd19th
Physics and Astronomy 1444th408th991st48th
Psychology 2057th324th1611th28th
Social Sciences +1436th284th1023rd20th
Veterinary 136th32nd86th4th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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